Technical Breakout: A Glimpse into Indispensable Tile Industry Tools, Product Standards, and Green Initiatives – Update from the Tile Council of North America 

The ceramic tile industry is constantly moving forward with creative innovations such as the development of new products, standards criteria, and environmental initiatives. With advancements occurring more frequently than ever, it is critical that ceramic tile and related installation material suppliers, specifiers, and users stay up-to-date with the latest information. This session will highlight tile trends, new standardized criteria for porcelain pavers, new slip resistance updates, and critical environmental & health initiatives. Additionally, this session will discuss a free and convenient tile industry tool that consumers and professionals alike can use to search for the latest knowledge—Why Tile®.

Tile Council of North America Staff:

Bill Griese, Director of Standards Development & Sustainability Initiatives, TCNA

Kathy Meyer, Director of Marketing, TCNA

Ryan Marino, Standards Development & Research Manager, TCNA

Grant Davidson, Standards Development Engineer, TCNA